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Youth Centre at Aurora Family Leisure Complex, Importance & Urgency

Christmas in July? Bah Humbug, I Say

Aurora Cultural Services Agreement Approved, Cllr Abel


The Aurora Council Meeting Agenda for this Tuesday October 27, 2015 will cover many items but there are a couple of items of interest that we thought to share. Consider the Notice of Motion by Councillor Kim [2015-10-27 Council Agenda, pg. 52] proposing changes to the Town’s Procurement Policy in attempt to address issues raised …

I am concerned with Aurora’s Emerald Ash Borer Management. I did a lot of reading in the past few days and it bothers me because I am not sure what is the Town’s clear objective, to wipe out the Emerald Ash Borer population in the Town of Aurora or prolong the lives of Aurora’s Ash trees? …

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON.  Ah the heady, golden days of August. The garden has peaked; there’s enough summer behind us to have long forgotten that nasty thing called winter, enough of it ahead of us to be mired in a hazy bliss. Somewhere outside a lawnmower hums, bees hover around the black-eyed Susans; the …

Yes, people of Aurora, if they build the Voice of Aurora Community FM Radio Station, will you listen? Well, this dream somehow worked in the fictional movie Field of Dreams, where the main character heard a voice

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON.  There was an extra $840 in my bank account this morning. It’s hard not to get excited about that. For even the most affluent, $840 must be a lot of money. This lump sum is what the federal government feels my kids are worth; $420 each. Or at least that’s …

A few weeks passed since the June 23rd, 2015 Aurora Town Council meeting. I am bothered. I am bothered alot by the almost unanimous vote (by one) for the permit application MV-2015-05A-C to cut down

A few weeks ago in a matter of a few hours a white crane standing at the Joint Operations Centre was gone. It was quite a sight to watch the construction crane taken apart, section by section

I accidentally killed a fish. It was a goldfish, and it was a long time ago. My sister gave me one of her’s to take home. It didn’t occur to her that I knew very little about fish in general. At home I placed my new friend in a glass jar filled with cold water from …

Over the course of the past few months it has not been an exciting time for the Town of Aurora. Definitely, business retention has been an issue. A couple of weeks ago, after operating for decades

What is the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB): “The Ontario government plays an active role in Provincial land use planning, by the enactment of legislation, policy statements or Provincial Plans, authorized under the Planning Act. Municipalities develop land use planning instruments and local rules which are to conform with Provincial policy. When a dispute arises, certain …